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  • Writing At Riskby Jason Weiss

    University of Iowa Press 1991; US$ 33.95

    Much has been made of the image of writers in Paris—romanticized and idealized in fiction and on screen, these émigré artists in sidewalk cafés spark our imagination with unusual force. But rarely do the real-life figures speak to us directly to comment on their work, their lives, and their reasons for choosing to live and work in Paris. In these... more...

  • Hermeneutic Desire and Critical Rewritingby Marcel Cornis-Pope

    Palgrave Macmillan 1991; US$ 176.00

    Starting from a comprehensive examination of current poststructuralist and sociosemiotic theories of narrative, this book formulates an interactive model of literary interpretation and pedagogy emphasising process, critical self-awareness and strategies of rereading/rewriting. A literary pedagogy premised on the concept of 'rewriting', the author argues,... more...

  • The Direction of Literary Theoryby Steven Earnshaw

    Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 53.00

    An initial proposition is made that literary theory is divided into two broad, antithetical camps - one where the focus is purely textual, the other where the focus is on context. Section One is devoted to resolving this central dichotomy by examining issues that are highly contentious within literary theory (the author, intention, value, postmodernism... more...

  • The Use of Imaginary, Historical, and Actual Maps in Literatureby John Wyatt

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 179.95

    In this text, the author highlights unrecorded discoveries about how maps and literature are associated. Not only do maps give us a tool by which to understand a physical reality as it actually exists, but maps can support the realm of literary fiction - such as Tolkien’s Middle Earth, or Stevenson’s Treasure Island. There are also maps that... more...

  • Die Philosophie bei Star Trekby Henrik Hansemann

    Wiley 2013; US$ 13.50 US$ 12.15

    Star-Trek Experte Henrik Hansemann f�hrt in diesem unterhaltsamen Sachbuch durch die philosophischen Weiten des Star-Trek-Universums. Von der Logik des Vulkaniers Spock zur Menschlickkeit des Androiden Data - "Die Philosophie bei Star Trek" sucht und findet Antworten zu den gro�en philosophischen Fragen, in diesem Universum und dar�ber hinaus.... more...

  • Technology, Literature and Cultureby Alex Goody

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.46

    Technology, Literature and Culture provides a detailed and accessible exploration of the ways in which literature across the twentieth century has represented the inescapable presence and progress of technology. As this study argues, from the Fordist revolution in manufacturing to computers and the internet, technology has reconfigured our relationship... more...

  • After 1945by Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 35.00

    Through a bold combination of meticulous historiographical research and autobiographical material, this book characterizes the post-World War II era as a time of "latency" during which there emerged a new "chronotope," or change in our relationship to time. more...

  • Using Critical Theoryby Lois Tyson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Literary Theory Handbookby Gregory Castle

    Wiley 2013; US$ 38.95 US$ 35.06

    The Literary Theory Handbook introduces students to the history and scope of literary theory, showing them how to perform literary analysis, and providing a greater understanding of the historical contexts for different theories.   A new edition of this highly successful text, which includes updated and refined chapters, and new sections... more...

  • Canon Vs. Cultureby Jan Groak

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Canon Vs. Culture explores the consequences of one of the main educational shifts of the last quarter century-- the changes from academic inquiry conducted through a selected list of accepted authorities to an investigation of the cultural operations of an entire society. more...